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The Web’s Most Prominent Scientists

Nye and Tyson
Popular TV host, science educator, engineer, and all-around “pro-science” personality, Bill Nye “The Science Guy” (PeekYou profile here), was the focus of much buzz this week for his live, streaming head-to-head debate — called “Is creation a viable model of origins in today’s modern scientific era?” — with “young world creationist,” and Creation Museum president, Ken Ham (PeekYou profile here).

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Watch as Scientist, Andrei Linde, Learns that His 30-Year Old ‘Big Bang’ Theory is Correct

big bang
In the early 1980s, physicist Andrei Linde (PeekYou profile here), first theorized that during the fractions of microseconds that followed the “Big Bang,” gravitational waves forced a period of rapid inflation; expanding massively our nascent universe. Very recently, scientists discovered that he was correct, and the moving video clip below captures the moment that Linde himself learns of this discovery.

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Happy Albert Einstein’s Birthday and Pi Day

Albert Einstein
Mathletes, science enthusiasts, and mere physics and/or numerical dilettantes alike may appreciate that March 14 is both the 135th birthday of Albert Einstein (PeekYou profile here) — the most important physicist of the 20th century — and, less meaningfully, what some egghead wisenheimers (and the decidedly less egghead U.S. Congress) have designated as Pi Day; as in the mathematical constant π (pi), or 3.14 (etc.), or 3/14… Get it?

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Amazing Olympic Facts

 

 

Coming from the popular YouTube channel, AsapSCIENCE — co-created by Canadians Mitchell Moffit (PeekYou profile here), and Gregory Brown — the above video is the first of their series of Winter Olympics inspired clips “about the psychology, physiology, biology, chemistry and physics of the games!”

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